Wholistic Living Blog — immune system
What Are Probiotics?
Commonly known as living bacteria that inhabit our digestive system, “probiotic” literally means promotion of microorganism grown.
Probiotics and probiotic supplements can include bacteria, bacterial spores, or fungi (yeast).
Probiotics have been shown to have a number of advantages in studies, including: Digestive health/issues: diarrhea, constipation, bloating, gas, acid reflux/Gerd, fat metabolism, mineral absorption, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD) Immune health/immune-mediated conditions: over 2⁄3 of a human’s immune system lives in the gut Weight management and metabolism Mental health/depression And more! Any statements or products mentioned herein this article are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
What are CFUs? Colony Forming Units, or CFUs, are the count of probiotics that a manufacturing company guarantees are in one serving of the product by the expiry date. This means that prior to expiry, an individual dose of the product should technically contain more CFUs than is indicated on the bottle. Any statements or products mentioned herein this article are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.